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Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie & Chevrolet
Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie & Chevrolet

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Extended Free Study 2017-06 (Extended Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Fujifilm X-Pro2
Lens: Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R IOS
Date: Jul 14, 2017
Date Uploaded: Jul 14, 2017

A girl holding a flag at a Fourth of July parade, and two images of a field of grass (one with an old car). The title is from an old Chevy ad campaign from the '70's. I know. I am dating myself, and many will not be old enough to understand the reference.

Thanks for the comments, favorites and thumb.

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Place: 13 out of 47
Avg (all users): 6.2083
Avg (commenters): 8.1250
Avg (participants): 6.5833
Avg (non-participants): 5.8333
Views since voting: 453
Views during voting: 123
Votes: 48
Comments: 14
Favorites: 3 (view)

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07/23/2017 03:56:47 AM
I really like this one, I thought it would finish in the top 5.
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07/23/2017 03:18:55 AM
I agree with Mary Ann. This deserves to finish higher. Well done. (Of course, I'm old enough to remember the 70s...and the 60s,,,and the 50s....)
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07/23/2017 02:08:22 AM
Andrew Wyeth visits Wisconsin. truly after my own heart.
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07/22/2017 08:47:16 PM
this is just magnificent. sorry I missed voting
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07/22/2017 12:58:07 PM
Thought this finish much higher; love it.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/21/2017 10:48:19 PM
Nicely done and my favorite. The BW works very well. Bump
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07/21/2017 10:30:10 PM
“Art is the stored honey of the human soul.”
― Theodore Dreiser

I think this image is a sort of half way point between Sister Carrie and American Tragedy. Well done.
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07/20/2017 01:39:45 PM
This is my favourite of the challenge, and by a handy stretch too. Against the depicted and merely cited patriotic iconography – the stuff of brassy celebrations, of tub-thumping and facile expression – you have juxtaposed a plainly-lovely, contemplative girl (could be a young boy I suppose; doesn't matter). And you've done it in monochrome too! Such wonderful contradictions, such absorbing counterpoint. A work of love and circumspection together. Patriotism for grown-ups, which is just what America needs at the moment. 10. Thank you.
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07/16/2017 12:27:47 PM
::singing along:: That better not be an earworm! Interesting image, though it doesn't feel as upbeat as the commercials were. Maybe it's the facial expression. Intriguing, though.
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07/16/2017 10:26:40 AM
This is truly a Summertime photo. I love the blending effects. 10
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07/15/2017 11:24:40 PM
Almost stamp like, the image has a great appeal. An American Joan of Arc.
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07/15/2017 03:11:32 PM
7 from me. I don't feel the relation together.
The effect is nicely done
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07/15/2017 02:07:32 AM
Iconic items at the centre of it all
vote 6
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07/15/2017 12:10:05 AM
Exceptionally done!

I love it how the Chevrolet isn't there at first... and then it's all you see.

Well done!!
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